Joan Rivers: 1933-2014

By Cheryl S. Grant– Yesterday we said a final farewell to the incomparable Joan Rivers. The world has truly lost someone special. Rivers was not just wonderful because of her body of work as a…

Must Have Bag for Fall 2014

By Cheryl S. Grant- It would be nice to have the funds to dramatically update our closets every season as designers would have us believe is necessary. Since that isn’t practical or budget-conscious, we must…

SELVA: Where Form Meets Function

By Cheryl S. Grant— Nothing can be nicer than at the end of a long day having a soft spot to place your bum. Still that shouldn’t mean that it looks like the typical well-worn…

Foodie Fridays: Pomegranate Guacamole

Image Courtesy of POM Wonderful. By Cheryl S. Grant— I can’t begin to express how much I love guacamole. It is by far one of the best tasting things ever, plus it doesn’t hurt that…

Awesome Labor Day Drinks

By Cheryl S. Grant– No matter what your weekend plans entail, be it golfing, heading to the beach or a BBQ, there will bea need for some refreshments. Here are several to help you hold…

Culture

The Art of Sleeping Alone, A Memoir by Sophie Fontanel

The Art of Sleeping Alone, A Memoir by Sophie Fontanel

By Cheryl S. Grant– Memoirs at times can be emotional and difficult to get through but can act as catharsis for the…

Lit Picks: Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach  

This psychological thriller debut by Lottie Moggach will have you…

Fashion: Menswear Designers to Watch  

Gentlemen, revamp your style and get to know these five…

Character Style: True Blood’s Pam De Beaufort  

When it comes HBO’s True Blood, no one is quite…

Entertainment

My Favorite Robin Williams Moments

My Favorite Robin Williams Moments

By Cheryl S. Grant— There is much to be said about Robin Williams and his comic genius and how his antics were…

Veep Recap: Pro Choice and… Pro Universal Child Care?

This season on Veep, Selina Meyer has her hands full…

Game of Thrones Recap: A Great King is a Wise King

On last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, “Breaker of…

The Following Season 2 Catch-Up: The Ryan Hardy Joe Carroll Dance

This season on The Following, Joe Carroll abandons Edgar Allan…

Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide: Last, Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone

Holiday Gift Guide: Last, Last Minute Gift Ideas for Everyone

Still scratching your head over gift ideas this holiday season? Look no further, we’ve got gifts for everyone on your list. By…

Foodie Fridays: Avocado Popsicles  

Authentically unconventional Mexican cuisine doesn’t get better than this… I’ve…

Design Concept: Energy Touch  

Imagine if every swipe of your finger actually helped to…

DIY: No-Carve Decorative Color Dipped Pumpkins

Here’s a rather crafty way to showcase your fall and…

Politicast

On the Eco-Front: Wind Power’s Place in a Volatile Energy Market  

On the Eco-Front: Wind Power’s Place in a Volatile Energy Market  

Chris Gorski writes— An op-ed discussing the pull wind energy has in the alternative and green energy market. Photo: carmarthenshire.gov.uk By Chris…

Politicast: Women in the Muslim Brotherhood  

After the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s regime in Egypt, women…

Politicast: Immigration Off the Back Burner  

On Thursday June 27 the U.S. Senate voted in favor…

Politicast: SCOTUS Give DOMA and Prop 8 The Boot  

Wednesday June 26 marked the US Supreme Court’s groundbreaking decision…